Men take a swing at helping women

Men take a swing at helping women

By Martha Tiller February 7 marks the 11th time in the 21-year history of the annual RCB Tennis Championships of Dallas that a special day of this men’s event dedicates proceeds to Susan G. Komen. This multi-day $125,000 championship brings together top athletes on the pro tour for an intimate indoor event. The event features […]

Rams to butt heads with Patriots

By David Mullen Here we go again. The New England Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, this time in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3. It is 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady teaming with 66-year-old coach Bill Belichick for, at least, one more time. For the Los Angeles Rams, beneficiaries of the […]

Students’ dedication honored

Students’ dedication honored

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill has a long tradition of community service with students who give generously of their time and talents to make an impact on their communities. Three Upper School students, juniors Anders Ekstrom and Lindsey Evans, and senior Kate Langley were recently selected as honorees in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program […]

Just me, and my shadow

By Nancy Black I, for one, hope every Texas groundhog DOES see his or her shadow on February 2. I need some winter, people! This 70-degrees one day, and 27-degrees the next, does not count. I grew up in Dallas, and we used to have four distinct seasons of nature. Winter, spring, summer or fall, […]

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

Free in-person tax help is available Feb. 5 – April 16. The Dallas Public Library partners with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People […]

Luncheon raises money for research

Luncheon raises money for research

Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based organization that supports military, veteran and first responder burn survivors and their families through funding for innovative research, treatment and education, held its fifth annual Stars & Stripes Luncheon and Film Festival recently at Brook Hollow Golf Club. The luncheon served as a kick off for the organization’s Stars […]

Family tradition lives on through King

Family tradition lives on through King

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports The winner of the 27th annual Dallas Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Competition is Jasira King, a fourth-grader at William Brown Miller Elementary School. Competitors write, memorize and deliver the speeches based on the theme. This year, students were asked to provide their takes on “What would Dr. Martin Luther King […]

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

By Shari Goldstein Stern Playwright Lynn Nottage has earned a stellar reputation in Dallas theater. “Ruined,” Nottage’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winner for drama, thrilled Dallas audiences in 2017 when presented by Echo Theatre at the White Rock Bath House Cultural Center. Now Nottage brings her Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Sweat” to the Dallas Theater Center (DTC) through […]

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

East Dallas neighbor Susan Remele loves White Rock Lake. She shared this gorgeous photograph she took of the sun setting during the last day of 2018. Congratulations, Susan! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You […]